Skip to main content

eBay Listing: 1961 Chevrolet Parkwood wagon

Classics  /   /  By Jim Pickering

Custom wagons are hot, especially when they have a generally stock appearance and sit low on painted steel rims. They’re just the thing to take the family to a car show, or haul a few buddies and a couple of surfboards out to the beach. And better yet, they’re simple to fix and rarely break.

This dropped ’61 Chevy features a recent driver-quality repaint, a bunch of new trim pieces, and a complete new interior from CARS Inc. What rust was there was cut out and replaced with fresh steel, and everything else was coated with POR-15 to keep the tin worm at bay.

It has a lowered stance thanks to air bags from Air Ride Technologies, which means you can raise it up for freeway runs and drop it into the weeds for slow-speed cruising. In addition, to get that just-right look, the front end was fitted with 2-inch drop spindles, and a Master Power Brakes front disc setup helps bring this car’s stopping power into the 21st century.

Under the hood is a rebuilt 170-hp 283 V8 which was given a small cam, Edelbrock intake, and Edelbrock AFB carb. It’s fed by a new fuel tank (no worries about plugged original lines), and it breathes through new dual Flowmaster exhaust. Overall, it’s very clean throughout, and the updates should make it a great stock-appearing modern driver.

Just 182 1961-1964 Impala wagons have sold on eBay Motors over the past few years, with prices ranging from $5k through $12k depending on options and condition. See how this one is doing here.

Related Posts

If you love cars, an automotive museum is the perfect destination for a late summer road trip.

The '58 Fury was the star of the 1983 horror movie “Christine." This one was brought back from the...

To those who know its underpinnings, the Ford Fairmount is one the stealthiest, smartest sleepers...

Comment Using Facebook

comments

Leave a Reply

Be the First to Comment!